Issue brief prepared for FJ’s Environmental Justice Symposium (May 17 & 18th, 2022) addressing the impacts of the climate crisis on farmworkers in the areas of heat stress, pesticide exposure, food security, and water access.
After receiving training using the curriculum, Pesticide Hazards, Field Sanitation, and Heat Stress for Farmworkers: A Training Curriculum for Lay Health Educators, promotores de salud can use this flip chart as a guide for their presentations to farmworkers. Promotores can also practice using the flip chart during the training session. Available in Spanish.
Special instructions for use of flipchart:
-Print the pages on both sides of the paper
-This flip chart is designed to be held on the presenter's forearm. Make sure that the odd numbered pages are facing the audience which will allow the speaker to read the text prompts that are on the opposite pages. For example, while displaying page 3 to the workers, text prompts are displayed on page 2, which faces the speaker.
Summary of policy developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on pesticides and revisions to the Worker Protection Standard. Also includes Eye on Farmworker Health, a summary of academic research related to pesticides in Latino, migratory, and farmworker communities.
Summary of policy developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care.Topics include: pesticide incident reporting, health care access for H-2A workers, and resources for migrant health centers.
A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: female farmworkers’ perceptions of heat related illness and pregnancy health, severe pesticide-related illnesses in toddlers, using focus groups to identify barriers to the prevention and treatment of heat-related illnesses, and beliefs of different groups of farmworker educators, in addition to a policy update reviewing the changes to the Worker Protection Standard.
A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: respiratory health, Latina farmworkers and the HPV vaccine, wages and pesticide safety violations, promotoras and the development of a cervical cancer curriculum, mental health and occupational safety, and child labor in agriculture.